Meme (my first post)
Shamelessly stolen from squid314

1)Was 2012 a good year for you?
To early to tell.

2) What was your favorite moment of the year?
The best moment of the year for me was walking around the Playa with celandine13 and michaelvassar talking about the nature of people and reality.

3) What was your least favourite moment of the year?
Easy one, being left by the love of my life.

4) Where were you when 2012 began? Who were you with?
At an Infected Mushroom Concert, deeply in love and hiding from my one enemy.

5) Where were you when 2012 ended? Who were you with?
I was in a somewhat lame party in the burbs of SF with Elizabeth and Maymay.

6) Did you keep your new years resolution of 2012?
No. I fell of at going to the gym and didn't get my deadlifts above 335 or so.

7) Do you have a new years resolution for 2013?
No. I have an outlook that should guide me to bigger and greater things.

8) Did you make any new friends in 2012?
Yes. The latest one is Bryce, a talented young man who I want to help actually impact the world.

9) Did you travel outside of the US in 2012?
Not this year.

10) How many different states did you travel to in 2012?

11) Did you lose anybody close to you in 2012?
People close to me lost people close to them. Fuck death.

12) What was your favorite book you read in 2012?
I haven't been able to read in the last two months.

13) What was your favourite movie that you saw in 2012?
Moonrise Kingdom. It tells the story about the child I wish I was.

14) What was your favourite TV show that you saw in 2012?
TV really hasn't been great for me in a while.

15) What was your favorite music that you heard in 2012?
Les Miserables. I hadn't heard it or seen it (or read it) until late December. It really hit me where I had been living memetically.

16) Did you drink a lot of alcohol in 2012?
More than previous years, but not a lot.

17) Did you do a lot of drugs in 2012?
Less than 2011.

18) How many people did you date in 2012?
I don't have a count, and what is a date anyway. At a rough guess, 10.

19) Did you do anything you are ashamed of this year?
I failed to handle the language requirement at Columbia and thus felt the best course of action was to leave the school. This seems to be behind all of my problems.

20) What was the biggest lie you told in 2012?
That I was happy.

21) What was the worst lie someone told you in 2012?
That they would do anything for me.

22) Did you treat somebody badly in 2012?
I failed to be the person that the person I loved needed me to be.

23) Did somebody treat you badly in 2012?
Someone hurt me more than I had ever been hurt before. Does that count?

24) How much money did you spend in 2012?
More than I made.

25) What was your most embarrassing moment of 2012?
I don't get embarrassed.

26) If you could go back in time and change one thing in 2012, what would it be?
Cure cancer. I had another answer, but I much prefer this one.

27) What are your plans for 2013?
Cure cancer.

28) What did you do in 2012 that you'd never done before?
I had my heart broken (likely other things, but that one was the largest).

29)Did anyone close to you give birth?
My friend Divia.

30)What would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?
A comprensive model of the world. I may have that already, but I want more detail.

31)What date from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
Saturday Morning, 4am November 10th. If you've read this far, you know why.

32)What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Finishing it as whole as I have.

33)What was your biggest failure?
Really? How many times does this have to come up? I'll say school.

34)What was the best thing you bought?
A ticket to SF.

35)Whose behavior merited celebration?
My friends. Over 50 people reached out to me, to help me in my time of need.

36)Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?

37)Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? Sadder
ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter (related)
iii. richer or poorer? Richer (in prospects and hopes)

38)What do you wish you'd done more of?
Time in the gym.

39)What do you wish you'd done less of?
Binge eating.

40) How did you spend Christmas?
Hiding from a party in OG house, talking with Sarah on gchat.

41) What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 28. I had a party that was planned by my girlfriend who then didn't show up.

42) What was your personal fashion concept in 2012?

43) What kept you sane?
My friends reaching out and caring about me.

44) Which celebrity figure did you admire the most?
Elon Musk.

45) What news story do you remember most from 2012?
The election.

46) Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
Many people will help you, but you can't count on any of them.

47)Quote a song lyric.
"I will do anything for you."


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